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ON PRESIDENT DUTERTE’S PROMISE ON THE COCO LEVY FUND

Ngayong nalalapit na ang pagsisimula ng sesyon sa Kongreso, nasasabik tayong magpatuloy ng ating trabaho upang maipasa ang mahahalaga at makabuluhang mga batas para sa ating mga kababayan. Isa sa mga batas na kailangan ng pagtutok ng Kongreso ay ang panukalang gawin ang Coconut Levy Trust Fund. Nitong nakaraang kampanya, nangako si dating Mayor at […]

NFA MAY NOT IMPORT ADDITIONAL RICE FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2016

  With figures from the Food Security Committee showing sufficient rice supply until the end of June, the National Food Authority (NFA) Council unanimously decided in its 106th regular meeting on Tuesday, January 26, that the country may not need to import rice for the first quarter of this year. The decision took into consideration […]

KIKO PANGILINAN URGES FAST TRACKING OF INTERVENTIONS AGAINST EL NIÑO

Former Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization (PAFSAM) Kiko Pangilinan called for government to intensify preparations amid the worsening case of the El Niño phenomenon. “We need to ensure that there is enough food for everyone and that food prices remain low. This is the main challenge as prolonged drought would present serious […]

KIKO RENEWS CALL TO SENATE: LAST CHANCE OF THIS CONGRESS TO PASS COCO LEVY TRUST FUND MEASURE

Former Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization and former Senate Majority Leader Kiko Pangilinan renews call for the Senate to give priority to Senate Bill 2675 or the Coco Levy Trust Fund measure as the Senate resumes plenary on Monday, January 18. “The ball is now in the court of the Senate and […]

KIKO TO SENATE: PASS THE COCO LEVY TRUST FUND MEASURE BEFORE CHRISTMAS BREAK

Former Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization and former Senate Majority Leader Kiko Pangilinan calls on the Senate to pass Senate Bill 2675 or the Coco Levy Trust Fund measure before the Senate goes on Christmas break on December 19. “We appeal to the Senate to pass its version before they go on […]

Kiko Pangilinan condemns slay of Samar Judge

“We condemn this latest senseless act of violence. It is disquieting how those who are turning the wheels of justice in this country fall victims to injustices,” said Pangilinan who served as chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice from 2001 to 2004. This latest murder happened barely two weeks after a Bulacan judge was […]

Pangilinan Calls for Strong Government Support for Farmers in Lando-Hit Areas

With the estimated damage of Typhoon Lando reaching P9 billion and P8 billion of which is on agriculture, former Food Security Secretary Kiko Pangilinan urges strong government support for more than 110, 000 farmers affected by the typhoon. “Our farmers in the Typhoon Lando-ravaged areas need help from our government the most. With almost all […]

Kiko Pangilinan on the damage to agriculture by Typhoon Lando

“We call for the government to fast-track the release of the supplemental budget requested by the National Food Authority for the benefit of the agricultural provinces heavily damaged by Typhoon Lando. The NFA will be purchasing the damaged crops to supplement the livelihood of the farmers who have tried their best to salvage their harvest […]

Kiko Pangilinan Seeks to Continue Agricultural Developments with Senate 2016 Run

Former Senator and Cabinet Secretary Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan declares senatorial bid at the Liberal Party-led event “Koalisyon ng Daang-Matuwid: Ang Pagpapakilala” held today at the LP Headquarters in Quezon City. Pangilinan is officially nominated by the Liberal Party to be among its senatorial candidates. “We are once again seeking a seat in the Senate. Much […]